Merger & Acquisition

Bengaluru based edtech company AEON Learning Private Limited, which is backed by Kris Gopalkrishnan, today announced that it has acquired Acadgild, an online edtech startup that offers high-end tech skills to mid-career IT professionals for $10 million in an all stock deal. As a result of this acquisition,...

A couple of months backed we reported that PayTM is planning to acquire Bengaluru based deal discovery app Little. Now, the Softbank backed and Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led PayTM is all set to acquire not just one but two online coupon startups -- Nearbuy (formerly Groupon) and Bangalore based...

In what could be seen as India's biggest acquisition by tech giant Google, the company is reportedly in talks with Mumbai headquartered local search engine Just Dial to acquire its business, says a report by Business Standard. The report quotes an investment banker said to be familiar with the discussions....

Phonon Communications, a pioneer in automated customer interaction solutions, announced the acquisition of Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot company iDelivr. Gurgaon-based iDelivr was founded in 2015 by IIT/IIM alumni Vijayendra Singh and Kumar Gyanendra with a vision to develop game-changing AI-based bots that can...

Media house NDTV announced that its shareholders have approved sale of its automobile e-commerce firm Fifth Gear Ventures Limited (FGVL), which owned and operated automobile e-commerce portal carandbike.com (earlier known as NDTV Auto), to Autobyte Private Limited. NDTV had sought approval for "subscription of equity shares by Autobyte Private Limited...

Digital payments company Paytm has entered into discussions to acquire online travel company Via.com which could potentially be valued at up to $80 million for the sale, as reported by ET. This acquisition will help Paytm to...

According to two sources familiar with the deal, Paytm is in talks to acquire Little Internet, which runs the deal discovery app Little. As per the ET report, the key reason for this acquisition is that Paytm wants to...

Mazkara Internet, a consumer internet company, based out of Pune, recently announced its acquisition of a Mumbai-based startup BazingaLabs, as it increases focus on mobile technology. BazingaLabs has worked directly with Mazkara Internet, building products, and improvising technology. The formal acquisition took...

The tech giant, Google has acquired Seattle-based health monitoring startup Senosis Health. Founded by Indian-origin Professor Shwetak Patel along with four others, Senosis Health turns smartphones into medical devices and collects various health stats. Financial details of the acquisition remain undisclosed. According to

Hike Messenger, a cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones from India, on Friday announced the acquisition of Bengaluru-based startup Creo, a smartphone and media streaming technology startup Creo. Notably, Creo was IndianWeb2's pick for 2016's most innovative startups from Bengaluru. The startup which has, last year, launched...